Democracy Prep Public schools seeks a Learning Support Teacher to join us as an immediate hire for the 2022-2023 school year.
Who You Are
An educator with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
An aspiring teacher with experience in youth development, camp counseling, tutoring, or other scholar-facing environments.
A flexible professional who feels comfortable making quick adjustments to their practice in response to scholar data and needs.
A collaborative teammate who is eager to support teachers in the implementation of a safe, inclusive, and productive learning environment.
What You’ll Do
Work to ensure that scholars enjoy a classroom culture characterized by high expectations and high support.
Create an inclusive classroom and school community by engaging in training, reflection, and dialogue around issues of race, identity, diversity, equity, and inclusion for our staff and scholars.
Assist with pre-planned curricular materials to either individual scholars or small groups of scholars both independently and in a co-teaching setting using best practices and informed by scholar data.
Reinforce learning of materials or skills initially introduced and outlined by lead classroom teachers.
Maintain strong relationships with scholars, families, and colleagues through frequent communication and updates.
Perform clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by lead classroom teachers.
When requested, serve as a resource person to the Academic Collaboration Team in Response to Intervention, IEP/504, and/or ELL efforts.
Assist with testing accommodations for scholars.
Ensure the safety and well-being of scholars and smooth transition periods through hallway and lunch duties, as assigned.
Participate in in-service training programs as approved.
Salary is $52,500. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.
Democracy Prep Public Schools is requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all NY employees. All new hires joining a Democracy Prep New York Charter School must have at minimum the first dose of the vaccine and a scheduled appointment for a second appointment (for the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines) in order to start employment at Democracy Prep. Proof of both must be submitted before the new hire begins employment.
Democracy Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars who will change the world. We strongly believe that by building a DREAM team that represents numerous perspectives, backgrounds, and expertises, we can achieve this goal together. This is a value we highly support and strongly encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.